Our Team Approach
The Best of General Practice and Boutique Law
Inside the St. John’s historic Stonehouse building, the Gittens & Associates team is hard at work. Whether it’s assessing the scope of injuries following an accident, defending a child’s best interests in a custody dispute or reviewing contracts for a local business, Gittens & Associates is committed to justice.
A Multidisciplinary Team
When you choose Gittens & Associates for Newfoundland legal matters, you’ll combine the skills and resources of a general practice law firm with the special knowledge and insight of a boutique firm. This gives our clients the best of both worlds, reducing the stress and anxiety associated with legal proceedings and helping you focus on what matters most.
We have several practice groups within our firm that allow us to specialize our services to suit every client precisely. Our firm’s practice groups include:
Taxation, led by Ernest Gittens
Corporate and commercial law, led by Leah Gruchy
Wills and estates, led by Sharon McKim-Ryan
Real estate law, led by Nancy McKillop
Civil litigation, led by J. Michael Cabot
Family law, led by Kellie Cullihall
Criminal law, led by Mark Gruchy
Personal injury law, led by Renée Murphy
“I feel it’s important to maintain a court presence in order to keep the team’s advocacy skills sharp,” explains Ernest Gittens, Senior Partner at Gittens & Associates. “It’s easy to get comfortable in the office and avoid going into the courtroom.” It’s that commitment to their clients’ best interests that distinguishes Gittens & Associates.
Extending Their Knowledge
The lawyers and paralegals from Gittens & Associates regularly meet to stay abreast of the latest legal developments across the province. New legislation, new court rules and other changes are discussed and reviewed, helping the team stay up to date with every avenue of the law. Expect commitment and preparation when you choose Gittens & Associates for legal representation in Newfoundland.